Tag archives: Lindsey Leonard

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
By Montecito Journal   |   November 22, 2022

Earlier this month, nearly 450 area residents strapped on their sneakers for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. A Promise Flower ceremony was held before the Walk with Santa Barbara Mayor Randy Rowse helping count down the beginning of the event. Together this bipedal push raised more than $135,000 to fund research and free local services […]

Alzheimer’s Association: Providing Care, Support, and Research for Patients and Caregivers
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 6, 2022

The statistics on Alzheimer’s Disease are staggering. Someone in the United States develops the devastating disease every 65 seconds. More than one in nine people (11.3%) age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s, and the percentage increases with age, with nearly 35% of those over age 84 suffering from the form of dementia. And Alzheimer’s disease […]

Making Memories and to Help Those Aiding Those Who Can’t
By Nick Masuda   |   July 8, 2021

In Santa Barbara, Summer Solstice is synonymous with a vibrant parade down State Street, with music blaring and feet moving to the beat. But that’s not the only impactful event in town — the Alzheimer’s Association has hosted “The Longest Day” in each of the last seven years. The day is a combination of a […]

Gold Ribbon Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   October 10, 2019

The paddles never stopped going up during “the ask” for dollars for the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation (TBCF). In all the 25 years I’ve covered non-profit events, it was amazing. All the proceeds go to help children with cancer and their families in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties. TBCF was founded in […]

Teddy Bear Gold Ribbon Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   October 25, 2018

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation (TBCF) gave its Gold Ribbon Luncheon on the Monte Vista Lawn at the Biltmore Four Seasons Resort in spite of the rain. It was a tad muddy, but with a tent roof hung with beautiful turquoise and gold balloons over our heads, we were all dry and cozy. The luncheon was […]

Cancer Foundation Gets Crackin’
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 12, 2018

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation (TBCF), the only local organization to provide financial, educational, and emotional support to families living in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties that have a child with cancer, has announced the details about a new fundraising event. The California Clam Bake event takes place Thursday, April 26 from 6 […]

High Note
By Richard Mineards   |   March 8, 2018

Singer Caly Bevier is a winner! Not only getting the Golden Buzzer from famously critical judge Simon Cowell on the TV show America’s Got Talent, but beating Stage 3 ovarian cancer three years ago after three months of grueling intensive chemotherapy treatment. After recording a version of Rachel Platten‘s “Fight Song” while still sick, her […]